Head Veterinary Nurse - Job Share Opportunity

Location Stockport
Discipline: Veterinary Nurses
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £28k + Benefits!
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email: sophie@lloydandcowan.com
Job ref: SGHCVR
Published: about 1 month ago

Fantastic opportunity for a role in leadership to help manage a great nursing team within a Small Animal practice, based in Stockport!

We have an exciting position for a passionate individual and enthusiastic team player with proven management and leadership skills. The ideal candidate will be a conscientious, dedicated, and caring Registered Veterinary Nurse who will share the Head Nurse role with our existing head nurse. You will work collaboratively to manage, develop, and support the nursing team within our largest first opinion branch, whilst working with the other senior leaders in practice.

  • This role is ideally full time (at least 4 working days per week) but flexible working options will be considered.

A typical candidate should have:

  • RVN status

  • Proven leadership skills, preferably with experience of managing people

  • Passion for supporting others

  • Ability to mentor, coach, and develop others

  • Confidence in decision making and comfortable working closely with the other HRVN.


  • Holiday entitlement is 22 days per annum plus Bank/Public Holidays pro rata.

  • Remuneration is £28,000 plus per annum pro rata, depending on experience.

  • HealthShield – you will be enrolled onto the scheme within your first two months of employment

  • Salary Sacrifice auto-enrolment pension

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Opt in private health care

  • Generous pet discount for our practice teams

  • CPD – encouraged and funded

  • RCVS Registration fees paid and one other membership subscription

  • More than 4 weeks holiday entitlement

  • Enhanced parental leave

  • Buy and Sell holiday

  • VDS is also paid for clinical team

  • Life Insurance at 1x annual salary

  • 1 day paid volunteering leave, pro rata for part time colleagues.

If you are a Nurse looking to take a step into leadership and share responsibilities to ease your way in - Get in Touch with Sophie TODAY!

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Sophie on 07519119233 or email a CV to sophie@lloydandcowan.comIf this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us on 02887658068.

If you know someone else who may be interested, why not pass this advert on to them. If we successfully place someone, you've referred to us; we'll give you £200 in high street vouchers as a way of saying thank you.

All applications will be treated in the STRICTEST CONFIDENCE